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28-01-2012

SUAREZ-ETCHEGARAY AND MEHAMED-AZAAD QUALIFIED ON THE FIRST DATE OF THE MAIN DRAW FOR SEMI-FINALS IN MAR DE AJO

Etchegaray spikes on the third round match v Sanchez

Partido de la Costa, January 29, 2012 - The sun and the wind were special seasoning on this second date of beach volleyball at Partido de la Costa. This Saturday, in Mar de Ajó resort took place the first date of the Main Draw of the third stop of the Argentine National Beach Volleyball Circuit with four names already qualified for semi-finals after a long day with many levelled and long matches.

Both semi-finalists teams faced tie-breakers. Mehamed-Azaad, that did not have easy matches on the first rounds defeated first Taccone-Delmonte and then Zorrilla-Cairús 2-1 respectively and even though the third match ended 2-0, it was not easy for the junior team that represents the Argentine Volleyball Federation in this demanding competition defeating Conde-Del Coto 21-19, 21-17.

Suárez-Etchegaray had an easy start vs. Galeano-Quiroga first and then Fernández-Andreoni but then faced the strong team of Fabio Pérez-Sebastián Sánchez with Santa Fe team asking their utmost of the Pan-American medallist in a tie-breaker that ended 5-15 for this last team.

This Sunday, matches will go on at 8.00 with four matches on the losers round to qualify the other two teams for semi-finals and after this two last matches are played at noon there will be an exhibition match with the best two women teams of the Country, Ana Gallay-Virginia Zonta versus Gabriela Albano-Luciana Forguez, that are training in Mar del Plata for their Continental Cup, 2012 Olympic Games dream. The final match of this three day third round will take place about 16.00.

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